Pot legalization looks certain for Canada

Advocates and experts say it's only a matter of time after the Liberal Party's election romp
US News & World Report (US)
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Carrying a torch for marijuana legalization, the Liberal Party of Canada emerged like a phoenix from parliamentary election to an absolute majority in the country’s House of Commons. Supporters and political scientists say, the party likely will make good on a campaign pledge to make Canada the world’s next country to allow cannabis for recreational use. "When can Canadians expect you to legalize pot if you're elected?" a reporter asked Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau. "We're going to get started on that right away," he said. (See also: Harm-reduction drug programs may get OK under new Liberal government)